Discovery & Exploration

Welcome to the Discovery and Exploration Community!

Whether you are unsure of your interests, undecided on which of your interests to pursue, or uncertain of what opportunities are out there, the Discovery and Exploration Community is for you!

Within this community you can access resources to guide you in exploring careers and interests, designing your Duke experience to make it unique to your needs, and in making decisions. Throughout your exploring, remember that as you grow and engage in different experiences, you learn about yourself! No worries if you don’t have it all figured out right now (you don’t have to) or if you notice your interests shifting, you have support and resources available to you!

Join this community by personalizing your Hub and setting alerts to discover resources, career advice, job/internship opportunities, and events that will help you connect your interests and skills to roles of interest!

Be curious, explore, and design your Duke!

Duke Career Center Community Managers

Alicia Rhodes (she/her). Assistant Director, Career Services
Sh'Maughn Wright (he/him/his). Career Specialist

Goldman Sachs is welcoming applications for the 2024 Emerging Leaders Series

The Emerging Leaders Series is a five-month educational program, taking place between October 2024 and February 2025, designed for undergraduate students from all fields of study who are interested in learning more about a career in Asset Management, Controllers, Engineering, …

By Catherine Allen (she/her)
Catherine Allen (she/her) Assistant Director, Career Services
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What is Product Management?

Product management is an industry role that has become increasingly prevalent over the last few years. As the name implies, product managers (PMs) work with every stage of the product’s lifecycle, from its creation to execution. This may involve brainstorming …

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Insight from an Expert: Finance Q&A with Hillary Fowler 

Check out this amazing Interview with Hillary Fowler ‘03 as she discusses her career within the finance industry and shares advice for students.  Hillary Fowler joined the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta in 2012, where she leads the National Programs …

By Sh'Maughn Wright, He/Him/His
Sh'Maughn Wright, He/Him/His Career Specialist
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Should I Go to Grad School? Here are 5 Good Reasons

“Should I go to grad school?”

Longtime professional, current undergraduate student, or sector switcher—no matter where you are in your social-impact journey, you may have wondered whether grad school is right for you. From satisfying a degree requirement to deepening …

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Can healthcare professionals work remotely?

I’ll joke sometimes that everyone should work from home, even surgeons. The truth is that it wasn’t all that long ago when surgery was performed in the home — typically that of the patient — which might explain why so …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.
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Career Readiness Resources

Many people feel they need to have an elevator pitch to generate professional opportunities. But understanding this ‘pitch’ as a …

Networking is a great way to learn and explore professional opportunities. Many people worry that networking is fake or transactional, …

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